China’s Coronavirus Vaccine Will Be Global Public Good, Xi Says

China’s Coronavirus Vaccine Will Be Global Public Good, Xi Says

China is in favor of a “comprehensive evaluation” of the global response to the new coronavirus once it has controlled the epidemic, declared on Monday the president Xi Jinpingduring the annual assembly of the WHO.

In a speech broadcast via video in Geneva, Xi said his country, where he made his appearance the coronavirus at the end of 2019, “always” showed “transparency” and “accountability” to the epidemic.

The chinese president he further stated that if your country discovers a vaccine against the COVID-19, the become a “global public good”, and he pledged 2,000 million dollars in a period of two years to the global fight against the COVID-19.

The meeting of the World Health assembly (WHA), the decision-making body of the WHO, seeks to coordinate the response to the pandemic of coronavirus, a meeting under threat of direct confrontation between the united States and China.

Numerous heads of State, heads of government and ministers have planned to talk in the meeting, which should conclude on Tuesday.

In the opening, the secretary-general of the UN criticized countries that “ignored the recommendations of the World Health Organization to respond to the pandemic, and estimated that the world pays a “high price” for those divergent strategies.